Social Work: Social Justice

  • Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice book cover

    Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice

    By Tracey Skillington

    A key challenge for the world community today is to decide whether this moment in the history of the Anthropocene will be one that tolerates deepening inequalities, resource destruction, widespread suffering and the erosion of the rule of law or, alternatively, will seize opportunities still…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Sociological Futures

  • Food Bank Nations: Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food book cover

    Food Bank Nations

    Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food

    By Graham Riches

    In the world’s most affluent and food secure societies, why it is now publicly acceptable to feed donated surplus food, dependent on corporate food waste, to millions of hungry people? While recognizing the moral imperative to feed hungry people, this book challenges the effectiveness,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24 
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Neoliberalism, Nordic Welfare States and Social Work: Current and Future Challenges book cover

    Neoliberalism, Nordic Welfare States and Social Work

    Current and Future Challenges

    Edited by Masoud Kamali, Jessica H Jönsson

    How have three decades of neoliberalism affected the Nordic welfare states as well as the organization, education and practices of social work in those countries? During recent decades the welfare states of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden have gone through dramatic changes influenced by the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17 
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Begging, Street Politics and Power: Secular and Religious Laws book cover

    Begging, Street Politics and Power

    Secular and Religious Laws

    By Sheba Saeed

    Begging is a complex phenomenon, and its causes are multi-dimensional, ranging from religion, to socio-economic crime and politics. Likewise, the beggar does not belong to a homogenous group. Beggars are heterogenous in nature belonging to many different categories, from children, to adults, to the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Protests in the Information Age: Social Movements, Digital Practices and Surveillance book cover

    Protests in the Information Age

    Social Movements, Digital Practices and Surveillance

    Edited by Lucas Melgaço, Jeffrey Monaghan

    Information and communication technologies have transformed the dynamics of contention in contemporary society. Social networks like Facebook and Twitter and devices like smartphones have increasingly played a central role in facilitating and mobilizing social movements throughout different parts…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20 
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Youth Justice: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Youth Justice

    A Critical Introduction

    By Stephen Case

      This book provides a comprehensive, student-friendly and critical introduction to youth justice in England and Wales, offering a balanced evaluation of its development, rationale, nature and evidence base. It explores the evolution of definitions and explanations of youth offending and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Green Social Work book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Green Social Work

    Edited by Lena Dominelli

    Green social work espouses a holistic approach to all peoples and other living things – plants and animals, and the physical ecosystem; emphasises the relational nature of all its constituent parts; and redefines the duty to care for and about others as one that includes the duty to care for and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Disability, Avoidance and the Academy: Challenging Resistance book cover

    Disability, Avoidance and the Academy

    Challenging Resistance

    Edited by David Bolt, Claire Penketh

    Disability is a widespread phenomenon, indeed a potentially universal one as life expectancies rise. Within the academic world, it has relevance for all disciplines yet is often dismissed as a niche market or someone else’s domain. This collection explores how academic avoidance of disability…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13 
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Reading Groups, Libraries and Social Inclusion: Experiences of Blind and Partially Sighted People book cover

    Reading Groups, Libraries and Social Inclusion

    Experiences of Blind and Partially Sighted People

    By Eileen Hyder

    Reading groups have grown rapidly in popularity and continue to be a significant cultural phenomenon. Reading groups in public libraries, linked to the learning and social inclusion agenda, have expanded to include a wide range of groups within society, including people with visual impairments (…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 

  • Neoliberalism and Education: Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion book cover

    Neoliberalism and Education

    Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion

    Edited by Kalwant Bhopal, Farzana Shain

    Neoliberalism and Education: Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion offers a critical reflection on the establishment of neoliberalism as the new global orthodoxy in the field of education, and considers what this means for social justice and inclusion. It brings together writers from a number…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 

  • Social Justice and Counseling: Discourse in Practice book cover

    Social Justice and Counseling

    Discourse in Practice

    Edited by Cristelle Audet, David Pare

    Social Justice and Counseling represents the intersection between therapy, counseling, and social justice. The international roster of contributing researchers and practitioners demonstrate how social justice unfolds, utterance by utterance, in conversations that attend to social inequities, power…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 

  • Experiencing Poverty book cover

    Experiencing Poverty

    By Jonathan Bradshaw, Roy Sainsbury

    This title was first published in 2000:  Marking the centenary of Seebohm Rowntree’s first study of poverty in York, this volume examines the modern impact of poverty on health, nutrition, crime, gender and ethnicity.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge Revivals

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